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Being raised in a small town in that part of the state has its advantages, and Adair was a very small town. Good schools, a lake within 20 miles no matter which road you took out of town, and the general small town attitude. I attended that one school from Kindergarten through 12th grade. While there, I earned an Eagle Scout award and began coaching for Special Olympics. I continued to coach the local Special Olympics participants until I graduated College. I found this work to be very rewarding personally, along with my responsibilities as an Assistant Scout Master, I felt I gave a lot back to my community, and of course they supported me as well. One good example of this was graduation from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK. The Scout Troop and town in general rented a couple of busses and I was well represented at the ceremony. Upon completion of college I moved to California to begin work. I worked on many projects right away. My first was in the Oxnard Area where I worked for the Navy, then I moved to the Las Vegas Area for a while where I worked for the Air Force, then back to Ridgecrest, which is where I&####8217;ve been since 1988. This is a Navy town. Ridgecrest exists to support the base at China Lake, and no there is no water there either. Since I have been employed by the US Military, I&####8217;ve worked on submarines, aircraft and RADAR, both ours and foreign. It has been quite an adventure, with some being more open than others. I&####8217;m currently assigned to the Weapons Integration Group for the AV-8B Harrier. This aircraft is a very interesting assignment. We spend the bulk of our time trying to put new weapons on an old aircraft. Keeps work quite interesting. For an individual who graduated with a degree in computer science as his primary major, I spend little to no time doing software on an average week. The bulk of my time is with my secondary major Electrical Engineering. Beyond work, there are few things to tell.

My Most Recent Ratings

Italian Brocolli Casserole

Italian Brocolli Casserole

Very good,much better than expected. — Beachbumette 7/14/2007
3 Envelope Roast

3 Envelope Roast

Very good. I would suggest this recipe to anyone who likes a little flavor in their meal. — Poppysangel 7/9/2007
Turkey Pot Pie

Turkey Pot Pie

Very good taste. — tyson 6/28/2007
Seared Scallops on Braised Wild Mushrooms

Seared Scallops on Braised Wild Mushrooms

Excellent on baby greens if the greens in the recipe are not available. The mushrooms are good for steaks as well. — cera82v 6/19/2007
Chicken-and-Black Bean Enchiladas

Chicken-and-Black Bean Enchiladas

The chicken takes longer than anything else, cooking and shredding. Personally I didn't find this recipe that spicey, but I grew up in the south, so I think my taste buds might be a bit biased. — swibirun 4/9/2007
Szechuan Chicken (Kung Pao Chicken)

Szechuan Chicken (Kung Pao Chicken)

4/8/2007
Arroz Con Pollo

Arroz Con Pollo

Very good, excellent flavor, matches exactly what I'm used to from the local Mexican restaurant. 3/21/2007
Kung Pao Chicken

Kung Pao Chicken

I personally prefer a bit more heat, but this dish tasted quite nice. 3/21/2007
Chicken Egg Rolls

Chicken Egg Rolls

It was an eggroll, it looked like an eggroll, so I didn't give it great scores on looks, other than that, it was something outstanding as far as things look for this type of meal. 3/18/2007
Chicken  Cha Shao

Chicken Cha Shao

— Cyrano 3/10/2007

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